Wednesday, April 12, 2017
This morning in Huntington at 8:00AM it’s currently 52 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are calm. Relative humidity is 98%, dewpoint 52, barometric pressure 30.06” and steady. We picked up 0.12” of rain in the past 24hrs. Yesterday’s high was 80, and the overnight low was 44.
Cooler more seasonable conditions and lingering showers in the higher elevations and near the Canadian border are expected today after the passage of a cold front overnight. The weather will become drier and quieter for the rest of the week before the next round precipitation moves into the region late Saturday into Sunday with the passage of a warm front. Temperatures will begin the gradual warm up back into the low 70s by Sunday.
We’ll see cloudy skies with a 40% chance of showers this morning, then partly sunny skies with a slight chance of showers this afternoon. Highs will be around 60 with southwest winds around 10 mph, becoming westerly this afternoon. Tonight should be partly cloudy until midnight, then become mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of rain showers. Lows will be in the upper 30s with west winds 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday should be partly sunny with a 20% chance of rain showers in the morning. Highs will be in the lower 50s with northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night should be clear with lows in the lower 30s and northwest winds around 10 mph.
Friday’s looking sunny with highs in the lower 50s and north winds around 10 mph. Friday night should be clear with lows in the mid 30s.
Last year on this date we had a high of 50 and a low of 32. We picked up 0.81″ of rain.
Burlington averages for this date are highs of 53 and lows of 34.
The record high was 82°F in 1945.
The record low was 16°F in 1926.
Sunrise: 6:13 AM EDT
Sunset: 7:33 PM EDT
Length of Visible Light: 14h 20m
Length of Day: 13h 20m
Tomorrow will be 2m58s longer.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 15.7 days old with 99% illumination.
Moonrise: 9:01 PM EDT
Moonset: 7:13 AM EDT
About Today’s Photo:
We visited my sister in Eliot, Maine, over the weekend. The warm past few days got her bees activated, and they were happily buzzing and coming back to the hive pollen laden after a long winter.
Panasonic GX8, Lumix 14-140mm lens @ 120mm, ISO 800, f/8, 1/400″ exposure.